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Week of August 26, 2014
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Early school start times unhealthy
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:19pm
If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.
15 diseases docs get wrong
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:19pm
After strange pains or mysterious digestive issues, you hope a trip to the doctor will solve your health woes. That's not always the case.
Why ab workouts are a waste of time
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 1:17pm
You've been trying forever to get that elusive six-pack: the holy grail of fitness goals. None of the gizmos and doodads advertised online or on TV have worked, so you figure it's time to sign up for that 30-minute abs class at the gym.
Human trial of Ebola vaccine to start next week
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:40am
A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.
Ebola outbreak death toll passes 1,550
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:45am
The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people so far, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
Veterans get second chance
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:32am
Veterans treatment courts are helping former warriors who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction.
Being an addict's mom
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:31am
How do parents of addicts help their children without enabling them? CNN's Kelly Wallace gets a painfully honest look at what it's like to be in this situation.
'Meat & potatoes' of fighting drugs
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:25am
Heroin use has surged in cities across the U.S. CNN joins Detective David Betz as he and a confidential informant work to get illegal drugs off the streets.
This is your brain on heroin
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:25am
Sanjay Gupta explains what happens to your brain on opiates, the key ingredient in heroin and other powerful narcotics.
Vaccine-autism study under investigation
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:23am
A study on an alleged link between vaccines and autism has been removed over "serious concerns about the validity of its conclusions."
Ebola doctors volunteer despite risk
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:21am
Healthcare workers in Liberia carry on despite the growing number of casualties among their own. Nima Elbagir reports.
Ebola outbreak 'worse than I'd feared'
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 3:26pm
CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden is in Liberia, one of four countries affected by the largest Ebola outbreak on record.
45 sickened by raw milk
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:59am
Cases of campylobacteriosis, a common diarrheal infection, have been linked to raw milk or cream purchased at a local dairy farm.
'Suicide tourism' has doubled
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:40am
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.
120 health care workers dead
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:23am
CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses why 120 healthcare workers died from the Ebola virus.
Medical evidence of white privilege?
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:22am
Jean Casarez sets out to find out why blacks and other minorities have higher infant mortality rates and health issues.
Questions linger about effects of Fukushima
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 7:06am
Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.
Adding years to your life
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:03pm
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us how to add years to your life and life to your years.
Transgender woman feels 'complete'
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:58pm
Devin Payne had gone years without health insurance. Then Obamacare opened the door for her gender reassignment surgery.
6 yoga poses to help with sciatica
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 2:44pm
Sciatica is a real pain in the butt -- and sometimes also in the leg and foot. See six yoga poses that can help provide sciatic pain relief.
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